How do I change the font size?
Write has 15 presets for you to choose from, each with its unique style. At the moment, there is no way to change font size within a preset.
Is there a spellchecker?
Yes! Enable it in settings (Alt+Enter on Windows or ⌘+, on macOS), and you're good to go.
How do I open a recently closed tab?
Just like in your browser! Ctrl+Shift+T on Windows, and ⇧+⌘+T on macOS.
Can I insert pictures?
Not yet! We're planning to add this capability in the future.
Can Write! open files other than .wtt by default?
When installing Write!, you can click on 'Options', and select the formats you'd like Write! to open by default. The currently available options are as follows: .txt, .rtf, .mdown.
Why are 'Save', 'Save as', and 'Export' different options?
We save documents in Cloud as well as locally in the proprietary .wtt format to preserve formatting and document history. 'Save' is used for documents saved locally and in Cloud to apply the latest changes. 'Save as' saves the document locally in .wtt, and 'Export' saves the document locally in a format of your choice.
Can I use 'Google it up', 'Translate', 'Wikipedia' and 'Thesaurus' without opening my browser?
Sorry, no. That would mean incorporating a web browser into the text editor. For now, we are focused on implementing other features.
How to change the typewriter scrolling position?
Go to Settings > General > Typewriter scrolling. There are three options you can choose from: 30% from the bottom, 15% from the bottom, and bottom.
Write! says I'm writing an article, but I'm writing a book. How do I change the icon?
This is an indicator of the length of your document. Continue writing, and see it change.
Does the Twitter icon mean I can tweet from Write!?
No, those icons indicate the size of your document. Documents containing fewer than 140 characters are considered tweets. Continue writing, and see this icon change to Social, and then to Email.
You can publish a document with Write! and share it on Twitter. Right-click on the tab with the document you want to share, click 'Publish Document', and then choose one of the share options, or just copy the link to paste it anywhere you want.
What is Focus Mode and how do I turn it on?
Focus Mode is a feature that dims all paragraphs except the one the cursor is on. This allows you to center your attention on what you're writing at any given moment. Turn it on by pressing Ctrl+Shift+F on Windows or ⇧⌘F on macOS.
How do I change keyboard shortcuts?
You can set custom shortcuts for most of Write!'s functions. To do this, press F1 on Windows or ⌘+, on macOS, and start typing the name of the function you're looking for. Once you've found it, doubleclick the function, and input the hotkey you want assigned to it. If the hotkey is already in use, it will be highlighted in red. Press Save to save all changes, or Cancel to discard them. Default will change all shortcuts to factory settings.
What are my text formatting options?
You can format your text in Write! using one of three ways: Markup (Textile, Wiki, Markdown), using the context menu (Ctrl+Space on Windows, ⌃+⇧+Space on macOS, right-click on both platforms), or by utilizing shortcuts (see them or set your own by pressing F1 on Windows or ⌘+, on macOS).
I want to make first line indents. How do I do that?
To make a first line indent, place the cursor at the beginning of a line and press Tab. If there is a line break (and not paragraph break) before this line, you'll need to press Tab twice.
I can't find the word and character counters.
The word and character counters are in the left-hand bottom corner of the app's window. Click the icon to see the properties of your document. If you are writing in full screen mode, hover the mouse over the bottom of Write!'s window to make the counters appear. To customize the counter, right-click the icon and choose the option that is right for you.
How do I export my writing?
In order to export your writing, go to File > Export. Alternatively, you can use Ctrl+Shift+E on Windows or ⇧+⌘+E on macOS. A window will open letting you choose the directory where you'd like to save your document, and the file format. The current options are as follows: .html, .pdf, .odt, .docx, .txt, and .mdown.
Is there Markup preview?
To preview your document in a syntax supported by Write!, right-click a document's tab and choose View in Markup. A new tab in read-only mode will be opened containing your document and all its formatting in the syntax of your choice.